ni Ronalyn Seminiano Reonico | August 28, 2021
Pumanaw na si dating Supreme Court Associate Justice Priscilla J. Baltazar-Padilla noong Biyernes sa edad na 63.
Ayon sa inilabas na pahayag ng SC, “The Judiciary mourns the passing on 27 Aug 2021 of its 188th Associate Justice, Hon. Priscilla J. Baltazar-Padilla.
“She served the judiciary for more than two decades, starting as an MeTC Judge in 1996, until her appointment to the SC in 16 July 2020. She retired on 3 Nov. 2020.”
Nagsilbi rin si Padilla bilang associate justice ng Court of Appeals simula noong 2006.
Mahigit 17 taon ding nagturo si Padilla sa Lyceum of the Philippines, New Era University, Universidad de Manila, at University of the East, ayon sa SC Public Information Office.
Samantala, hindi binanggit ng SC ang dahilan ng pagpanaw ni Padilla.